Mumbai

IIT Bombay is set in the northern suburb of Mumbai. Currently, there are about 15,000 people residing on the campus which includes students, family of faculties and staff. The campus area is about 200 hectares and has a wide range of biodiversity. In this project a wetland will be constructed for research purposes on the IITB campus. Tertiary treatment shall be provided including phosphorous removal (lime precipitation), coagulation, flocculation and pressure sand filtration followed by membrane filtration. After disinfection this water quality will be fair for body contact and can be put to gainful reuse applications.

Proposed Site for Constructed Wetlands Pilot Plant
Proposed Site for Constructed Wetlands Pilot Plant in the northern suburb of Mumbai